Programs and Funding

  • As a part of the federal American Rescue Plan Act, the federal government passed the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) bill to fund small business credit support and investment programs.
  • This Program will seek to catalyze regional technology development by making place-based investments, positioning Colorado competitively nationally and globally, in diverse Colorado regions and ecosystems with assets and resources to drive increased business attraction, net new job growth, and workforce development with a focus on equity and inclusion.
  • This program supports HUBZone-certified small businesses in designated areas of the State by providing them with preferential treatment in awarding federal contracts.
  • This program provides free technical assistance, consulting, and funding to help rural communities create economic development strategies.